Suzanne O’Connor’s Bargains LA

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Top 10 Bargain Sources for 2015

By Suzanne O'Connor

10. 7 For All Mankind Outlet
777 S. Alameda St. @ Bay
Los Angeles, CA 90021

Validated parking lot

Wow! Talk about a great pairing of great Outlets! Located in the new, Alameda Square, the 7 For All Mankind Outlet is right next door to the Splendid / Ella Moss Outlet.


This hidden outlet is worth the effort to find. Clean and organized, it has the feel of a boutique with neatly arranged table displays, and racks full of past season’s first quality overproduction. 

Of course, you’ll find their famous jeans and pants in different cuts, prints and washes.  But you’ll also find tops, shirts, jackets and more for men, women and kids at 40%-70% below original retail.

9. Water Heater Warehouse
1853 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 244-8562

Water Heater Warehouse sells only water heaters…. But sells them at 30%-40% lower than most retailers including Home Depot.

They can sell for less because they buy up the cosmetically imperfect, discontinued, open box water heaters directly from the manufacturers. Companies like Rheem, Whirlpool, Bradford White and Kenmore.

You’ll find everything here from an apartment sized 30 gallon natural gas water heater to a commercial 100 gallon water heater… all discounted at 30%-40% below retail. They deliver to all of Los Angeles, Orange County and the Inland Empire. You can even order over the phone.

8. The Joint
19 Locations
The location I regularly visit:
350 N. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 668-3299
Dr. Andrew Haig, chiropractor

For about 2 years I have been getting regular chiropractic adjustments at a place called the Joint in Glendale. 

Each one of these Franchised Chiropractic Clinics is individually owned with licensed chiropractors. The original idea was to offer routine chiropractic care by making it more convenient, friendly and affordable.  They’ve done just that.

The pricing is more than fair with their introductory offer of your initial exam, consultation and adjustment costing just $19. Single visits after that are $29 each or they have several plans which reduces the per visit costs. The Joint offers multiple plans that are both affordable and convenient without the hassles of insurance billing, copays, deductibles, or declined reimbursements. There are 19 locations in the Los Angeles area.

7. HD Warehouse Direct
16007 Kaplan Ave.
La Puente, CA 91744
(626) 679-2893

You’ll never need to wait for a sale on High Definition TVs again! This small warehouse holds incredible bargains in HD TV’s. Here you‘ll find brand new HD TV’s by Samsung, LG, Sony, Sharp or Vizio from both last seasons and current models at real savings of 25%-40% off market prices everyday.

6. Ben Jarvis Computer and Network Repair
(512) 851-3262

Having computer issues? Then Ben Jarvis is your guy!


A lot of tech experts charges of $60-$120 an hour, have 2-hour minimum and don’t guarantee their work. But then there is Ben Jarvis who only charges $40 an hour.

Ben works on Mac, Windows and Linux and does everything from repair, network set up and custom building computers to tutoring you on computer use, applications, social media and blogs. He charges $40 an hour, with no minimum and if he can’t fix it, you’ll pay nothing! Plus all work is guaranteed. He is now our “go to” computer guy. He should be yours too!

5. Trina Turk Outlet
1030 Mission St.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(626) 441-2721

You wouldn’t know you were in an outlet by the lovely, bright boutique vibe.  But you’ll save 60% off retail on first quality, end of season and past seasons women’s over runs and overproduction by this famous designer.
 If you’re a Trina Turk fan, I’d hit this new hot outlet!  Wow…. You’re gonna love it.

4. Barini Leather
12210 Ventura Blvd,
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 506-5422

If you love high end, quality crafted handbags…. but not the over the top prices, you’ll go nuts here! Amazingly beautiful, meticulously crafted Italian leather handbags, wallets, briefcases are made here at prices that are 50%-90% below what you’d expect to pay for such quality bags from couture designers.

Owner and craftsman, Gary Barini can make any handbag for you at his wholesale price from Italian tanned calfskin, calf suede, buffalo or lambskin from over 600 leather choices. He can copy those ultra high-end, “world famous” couture handbag styles, with higher quality craftsmanship at prices that are only 80%-90% below of “their” retail value.  Plus he does outstand leather repair and alterations! Simply the best!

3. A List Sample Sale
1080 S. La Cienega Blvd, #207
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(323) 841-3000

Want the very best in women’s cutting edge, designer couture and high-end fashions for less?  Then you must stop at the A List Sample Sale boutique. Whether your comfortable spending $25 or spending $2500, you’ll find something incredibly fabulous here…. all at 40%-70% below retail!

This hidden boutique is loaded with new and gentle used, upscale exclusive designer names like Chanel, Balenciaga, Prada, Rick Owens, Morgan Le Fey, Barney’s New York, Romeo Gigli, Elizabeth and James, Elisabel Marant, Etro, Fendi, Emilio Pucci as well as designer goods by YaYa, James Perse, Marni,Vince and Costume National and more!  Now you can have the best…. For less!

2. World Plus Consignments
18319 Euclid St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 444-0888

Wow, home furnishings consignment store, World Plus Consignments is gonna knock your socks off with their huge selection of unique home furnishings at substantial savings!



Here you’ll find a contemporary and eclectic collection of home furnishings, art, décor and gift items priced at 30%-70% below original retail in new and used, better upscale pieces. World Plus Consignment acquires new pieces daily from home consignments, showrooms, model homes and manufacturer liquidations.

Drum roll please! Our very best, new discount outlet from 2015 is…

1. LF Outlet
7714 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

The deals here are almost as good as their wickedly good Warehouse Sale…. A good 60%-80% off their original retail off of past seasons women’s cutting edge apparel.

The selection, like the Warehouse Sale is a year or so behind. But as I have always said, their designs are so cutting edge, their fashions are just as hot a year later. So you can still get current fashions at some super low pricing.

Whether you’re 14 or 84, you’ll love this new Hot Spot!

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